USDA Announces New Partnership with WEII

Per the USDA announcement below: When fully approved, WEII will receive an $800,000 loan to finance approximately eight homes on the White Earth Reservation.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2023 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Acting Under 
Secretary for Rural Development Roger Glendenning today announced the Department is
partnering with eight Native Community Development Financial Institutions (NCDFIs) to 
expand homeownership opportunities for Native Americans living on Tribal lands in eight states.

“Well-built, energy-efficient, affordable housing is essential to the vitality of communities in 
rural and Tribal America,” Glendenning said. “Since 1949, USDA has helped provide homes for 
people living in rural and Tribal communities, and our partnership with Native Community 
Development Financial Institutions strengthens that legacy. That’s why we are proud to partner 
with these expert organizations to help us continue driving economic security and prosperity for 
people in Tribal communities across the nation.” 

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